Sam Rolley Archive
Sam Rolley Staff writer Sam Rolley began a career in journalism working for a small town newspaper while seeking a B.A. in English. After learning about many of the biases present in most modern newsrooms, Rolley became determined to find a position in journalism that would allow him to combat the unsavory image that the news industry has gained. He is dedicated to seeking the truth and exposing the lies disseminated by the mainstream media at the behest of their corporate masters, special interest groups and information gatekeepers. Email this author.
Police officers in Monona, Wisconsin, have a new way to draw in revenue thanks to a new anti-bullying ordinance passed by the locality’s lawmakers: They can ticket parents for having children who are bullies. The ability to ticket parents for their children’s anti-social behavior is part of a broader ordinance that officials in the city […]
Some Democrats rushing to the Internal Revenue Service’s defense after reports of the agency’s unfair targeting of conservative groups alleged that IRS officials were simply doing their jobs by vetting organizations applying for nonprofit status and that the IRS had also targeted liberal groups. But the scene that unraveled during a House Ways and Means […]
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) has spent the better part of his recent career grilling officials close to the Barack Obama White House for what many conservatives see as gross Administration failures. Now he’s catching heat for calling White House Press Secretary Jay Carney a “paid liar” for his many duplicitous remarks about the President’s role in the IRS scandal.
Weeks ago, many people throughout the Nation expressed concern that a version of a forthcoming immigration reform bill included provisions that would allow the Federal government to keep a “biometric database.” A Monday Supreme Court ruling brings the prospect of a Federal biometric database closer to reality—and it could affect anyone in the United States caught in the criminal justice dragnet.
Brush up on the day’s headlines with Personal Liberty’s P.M. Edition news links. Kerry Vows U.S. Support For Small Arms Treaty Secretary of State John Kerry said that the United States will sign a United Nations treaty regulating the international trade of small arms, a measure that has been met with resistance from some Congressional lawmakers concerned […]
Amid reports that the Internal Revenue Service used the American tax system to unfairly target conservatives and subsequent reports that the agency is wasting buckets of taxpayer dollars on conferences each year, some Democratic lawmakers can’t help but think that what the IRS needs is… more money. Representative Jose Serrano (D-N.Y.) said that the IRS […]
Secretary of State John Kerry said that the United States will sign a United Nations treaty regulating the international trade of small arms, a measure that has been met with resistance from some Congressional lawmakers concerned that the treaty could lead to new gun-control laws being implemented in the U.S. Kerry issued a statement Sunday, […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories that Personal Liberty staffers will be keeping an eye on throughout the day. Click the links for the full stories. The trial of Private First Class Bradley Manning, 25, the military intelligence analyst accused of leaking intelligence documents, diplomatic cables and combat videos to Wikileaks begins […]
Any American with a basic understanding of economics must recognize one undeniable truth: Small business is at the heart of the Nation’s economy. And according to a recent Wells Fargo/Gallup poll, the country may be headed toward a flatline.
There are a number of theories as to why Senator John McCain (R-Wackobirdland) spent Memorial Day with Syrian rebels. But one thing is for certain, the Senator opened himself up for a little bit of criticism from anyone who is more interested in carrying his big stick than swinging it wildly and hoping it hits something.